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Down on the Farm: View garbage

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Do lawn signs help win elections?

I sure hope not, but I fear they must, otherwise politicians wouldn't waste money littering area roadsides with them.


A few years back, I drove the freeway across South Dakota with a visiting Brazilian student. He couldn't believe all the tacky, tattered billboards for Wall Drug, Reptile Gardens and other tourist traps.

In broken English he said, "Do they not have law here against view garbage?"

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